Shrive in a Sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Shrive

to gain absolution for ones sins

Examples of Shrive in a sentence

After months of feeling guilty about the lies she told, the woman decided to shrive at the local cathedral. πŸ”Š

When he went to shrive for his penance, the priest told the man to say ten Hail Mary’s and be on his way. πŸ”Š

The man did not feel he needed to shrive, but went to see the priest anyway because his wife insisted he seek forgiveness for his sins. πŸ”Š

If the penitent believer is sincere about his wish to shrive, he must first confess his sins.  πŸ”Š

The repentant inmate wanted to shrive, but was not able to visit the chapel and speak to the priest about absolution.  πŸ”Š

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